preponderance


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pre·pon·der·ance

(prē-pon'dĕr-ăns),
Quality of outweighing, or exceeding in extent or importance.

pre·pon·der·ance

(prē-pon'dĕr-ăns)
Quality of outweighing, or exceeding in extent or importance.
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Under the UO's existing rules, the UO could suspend a student for as long as a decade using the preponderance of evidence standard, UO spokeswoman Rita Radostitz said.
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